US SAILING's 2011 National Sailing Program Symposium is right around th e corner. This year's annual event takes place on Jan. 26-30 at the Marriott Suites in Clearwater Beach, Fla. US SAILING welcomes all volunteers and professionals alike in the sailing industry.
This event is a great opportunity for everyone to learn more about program management and industry best practices. This year's agenda includes topics such as fundraising, partnering with other organizations, thriving in tough times, s ocial media boot camp, adventure sailing, and much more.
Presented by US SAILING and LaserPerformance, NSPS is the premier event for sailing education in the United States. The symposium brings together the very best people and resources in instruction, program operation, equipment and more. From pros to beginners, the symposium offers networking at its best. Each year, 250 instructors, program directors, volunteers and industry representatives gather for four days of workshops, networking and product demonstrations.
If you want to find, develop, and discuss new ideas for your program, the National Sailing Programs Symposium is the place to get it done.
US SAILING members receive a $25 discount off registration fees. For more information on registration, schedule and agenda, keynote speakers, travel and planning, awards, and more, please visit the event website at http://training.ussailing.org/ProgramMgmt/NSPS/NSPS2011.htm.
The United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US SAILING is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US SAILING offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.